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forest vs sylva

sylva vs forest

forest and sylva both are nouns.

forest is a verb but sylva is not a verb.

As nouns, sylva is a hyponym of forest; that is, sylva is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than forest:
  • forest: land that is covered with trees and shrubs
  • sylva: the forest trees growing in a country or region
Other hyponyms of forest include greenwood, riparian forest, silva, tree farm.
forest (noun) sylva (noun)
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area the forest trees growing in a country or region
land that is covered with trees and shrubs
forest (verb) sylva (verb)
establish a forest on previously unforested land

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